Break The Cycle Of Bad Discipline

Lesson 2: Why You Need Discipline

Why do you require self-discipline? What may it do for you, and is it worth the work of developing it?


Among the main characteristics of self-discipline is the power to forgo instant and immediate gratification and pleasure, in favor of some higher gain or more substantial results, even if this calls for effort and time.
Self-discipline provides you the power to stick with your decisions and follow them through, without changing your mind, and is consequently one of the crucial requirements for accomplishing goals.


The possession of self-discipline enables you to select, and then hang in with actions, thoughts and behavior, which lead to betterment and success. It likewise presents you the might and inner strength to overcome addictions, procrastination, and laziness and to carry out whatever you do.


This is a really useful and required skill in everyone’s life, and though most individuals acknowledge its importance, yet very few do anything to develop and fortify it.


The Whys


Contrary to general belief, self-discipline isn't a severe and limited behavior or a restrictive lifestyle. It's a really useful inner power, which enables one to hang on and not give up, despite failure and setbacks. It grants its possessor self-command and the power to resist temptations and distractions that tend to stand in the way of attaining aims and goals. As a matter of fact, it's among the most crucial pillars of real and stable success.


Acting in the way mentioned above leads to self-assurance, self-regard, and inner strength, and to happiness and satisfaction.


Lack of self-discipline might lead to failure to reach goals, even minor ones, and to loss, health and relationships issues, obesity and other troubles.


Life frequently presents challenges and issues on the path to success and accomplishment, and in order to rise above them you have to behave with perseverance and persistence, and this calls for self-discipline. You also need this skill to cure and overcome eating disorders, addictions, smoking, drinking and other damaging habits.


 Self-discipline establishes inner strength, character, and stableness.

 It helps you command appetite, restlessness, anger and natural responses.

 It enables you to withstand all kinds of unneeded temptations, like overeating, watching too much television, gossiping, gambling or taking unneeded risks.


 Having self-discipline heightens considerably your chances of accomplishing success in whatever you do.

 All the great things in life require time to grow and yield fruit, which means you require tolerance, patience, and doggedness, all of which are the by-product of self-discipline. This power may help you in your occupation, at work, in the study, in sport, in meditation and in everything else.


 Individuals nowadays want instantaneous results and instantaneous gratification, but this isn't always possible. Individuals who excel in their selected field commonly study, make experiments, make errors and learn from them. They frequently groom and train themselves, occasionally even for years, such as in sports for instance. If they lacked discipline, which supplies inner strength and patience, they'd have thrown in the towel in the early stages.


 An individual with a disciplined mind controls what he/she says, and may, therefore, keep great relationships with others.

 A self-disciplined individual commonly commands respect from others and doesn’t easily feel hurt or insulted by what individuals say or do.


 A self-disciplined individual has more control over his/her thoughts and responses.

 With this power, it is easier to go through life and accomplish goals.
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